Jawed Naqvi

No more business as usual

No more business as usual

One needs to assess a truer reality by seeing how Rahul Gandhi’s great-grandfather was and is still perceived by the same critics. Updated 12 Oct, 2021 11:39am
Of colonialism and nationalism

Of colonialism and nationalism

What lies ahead in the stand-off between the US-led alliance and a resurgent China is too early to tell. Updated 05 Oct, 2021 08:35am
Biden only complicates it for us

Biden only complicates it for us

Biden’s shibboleths on democracy or world peace or the environment are just that — vacuous shibboleths. Updated 28 Sep, 2021 08:06am
How to dismantle Hindutva?

How to dismantle Hindutva?

In India, it would seem theoretically possible to defeat Hindutva through the electoral route that was not available to Europe. Published 07 Sep, 2021 07:56am
The press conference and after

The press conference and after

In the context of Afghanistan — the difficult questions remain: what is the lot of the girl child? Updated 31 Aug, 2021 08:20am
Any cat that catches the mice

Any cat that catches the mice

There was once a time in India when senior ministers would quit over a train mishap here or a financial bungling there. Updated 10 Aug, 2021 09:51am
The truly worrying malware

The truly worrying malware

It’s excessive to hope that governments will surrender even when caught with their hands on the till. Updated 27 Jul, 2021 08:05am
Very human to curse the dead

Very human to curse the dead

There’s nothing uniquely anti-Muslim about the celebration of Siddiqui’s death by Hindutva fanatics. Updated 20 Jul, 2021 09:36am
Since men have messed it up

Since men have messed it up

A cursory glance around the world offers encouragement and hope for women leaders when men like Trump have messed things up. Updated 13 Jul, 2021 08:40am
About the only sensible news

About the only sensible news

A fatal flaw in democracies is that they may not always suit the needs of free markets. Updated 29 Jun, 2021 08:27am
Story of the last tamarind leaf

Story of the last tamarind leaf

These journalists speak for all the troubled features of India’s democracy that Mr Modi didn’t tell the G7 about. Updated 22 Jun, 2021 08:09am
A ventilator for democracy

A ventilator for democracy

Chomsky has analysed Biden’s foreign policy succinctly, which is essentially not very different from Trump’s in most ways. Updated 15 Jun, 2021 10:24am
Can the right be dislodged?

Can the right be dislodged?

Though the battle lines have changed considerably, the penchant for opportunism among political parties has remained intact. Published 08 Jun, 2021 07:25am